Beauty From Within

Improve dark circles

Vitamin E derivative improves dark circles

By Natasha Spencer

Showa Denko (SDK), a leading manufacturer and marketer of chemical products, has found an ingredient that looks set to boost the cosmetics industry through improving the visibility and appearance of dark circles around the eyes.

Skin whitening in India grows

Skin whitening in India gathers pace

By Natasha Spencer

As the Indian skin-whitening market focuses on beauty-enhancing claims around health, David Tyrrell, Global Analyst at Mintel says “brands need to take the ethical high-ground when talking about fairer skin care solutions”.

Is beauty from within set to make a comeback?

Is beauty from within set to make a comeback?

By Simon Pitman

Beauty from within never went away in Asia, but in Europe initial enthusiasm waned, while in the US it never really took off in a big way. So is the time now ripe for firms to be investing in the area again?

Poison pill?

Special edition: Beauty from within

Beauty From Within turns ugly for L’Oréal and Nestlé

By Shane STARLING

It promised so much – the globe’s biggest cosmetic and food players L’Oréal and Nestlé applying serious marketing, research and NPD clout to drive a nascent category into the mainstream public consciousness. It was going to make beauty from within (BFW)...

One of Snowden's premium placenta lines

Analysis - Japan

Red hot competition as placenta businesses jockey for supremacy

By RJ Whitehead

With more than a quarter of Japan’s population over the age of 60, it is said that country suffers more from the issues of an ageing population than any other country. That’s no doubt why the anti-ageing industry is doing so well.

Dr Ian Stephen, lead researcher

A smoothie way to improve skin appearance

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

A group of university students have taken to a specially designed smoothie diet in an attempt to see if it will help improve skin appearance.

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